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Famous Comedian Involved In Incident in Andrews

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At approximately 12:59 PM on June 30, local emergency officials responded to the report of an aircraft that had ran off the end of the runway at Western Carolina Regional Airport.

The Aircraft a 1987 Gulfstream, N924MB had difficulty coming to stop for an undetermined reason and slid approximately 600 feet off the end of the runway. The local area had been experiencing heavy rain during the morning. One of the passengers of the aircraft was popular national comedian Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias, who has documented his experience on his Instagram page.

Responders from the Valleytown Fire and Rescue reported no injuries. Further Investigation is being carried out by the FAA and NTSB and all other inquires should be addressed to those agencies.

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